Role: Staff Scientist (former)
Centre: Former Staff
Monique worked as a staff scientist in the Water Resources Program at SEI-US in Somerville until August 2010.
Prior to working for SEI, she spent two years researching multiple-use water services (MUS) in Nepal and Maharashtra, India, including use of appropriate water control technologies, linkage of smallholders to markets, and use of the Learning Alliance approach for up-scaling at regional, national, and international levels.
In graduate school she researched point of use water filtration and wheat production in rural Maharashtra and worked on capacity building with a Native American food systems organization.
Prior to graduate school she worked as a political advocate in Washington, DC on sustainable agriculture, food safety, and environmental issues.
In 2000, she received a B.S. from Purdue University in Agricultural and Biological Engineering. In 2006, she received a M.S. in Agriculture, Food, and the Environment at Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. Her focus was water resources and sustainable development.
In the summer of 2008, she completed the Sustainable Environmental Management certificate course at UC – Berkeley.
AWM Interventions and Monitoring and Evaluation: Potential Approaches at the Watershed Level (Project report - 2010)
Opportunities revealed by the Nepal multiple-use water services experience (Journal article - 2010)